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IRKUT CORPORATION PRESENTS MC-21 PROGRAMME AT THE FARNBOROUGH-2014 AIR SHOW
14/072014

Irkut Corporation (a UAC member), jointly with Russian and foreign partners, presents MC-21 Programme at the Farnborough-2014 Air Show.

The exposition deployed in the dedicated pavilion, demonstrates Programme’s transition from the design to the manufacturing.

Irkutsk Aviation Plant (affiliate of Irkut Corporation) is currently manufacturing the first batch of MC-21 aircraft dedicated for flight tests.

 

For the MC-21 programme, the manufacturing of heavy loaded polymer composite structures is launched at AeroKompozit and RT-Khimkopozit enterprises. One of these aggregates, a fin box stringer panel, is presented at the Irkut’s exposition. The models of PD-14 engine of United Engine Corporation and PW-1400G engine of Pratt & Whitney, both developed for MC-21 aircraft programme, are also demonstrated at the Irkut’s exposition.

The world’s best avionics manufacturers participate in MC-21 programme. Ratier-Figeac Company presents innovative controls of MC-21 cockpit. NPO Gidromash unveils a full-scale nose landing gear prototype. Zodiac Company presents new lightweight economy- and business-class passenger chair units.

The PS-MC-21-300 full flight simulator developed by CKT Company, Ltd

is demonstrated in the MC-21 pavilion. It serves as an engineering test bench for avionics system validation and preparation for flight tests.

This simulator is the first element of the training means complex, which is established in the Aircraft Staff Training Center of Aeroflot JSC.
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